As part of the ongoing "Ghost in the Shell Realize Project", an effort to make the imaginary technologies of Masamune Shirow's seminal cyberpunk manga and anime a reality, the I.G Store venues in Shibuya and Osaka will be hosting an unusual customer service representative in the form of a 1/2 scale Tachikoma communications robot. Hit the jump to learn more.
The full theatrical trailer for Ghost in the Shell, an upcoming live-action science fiction / action film based on the classic cyberpunk manga by Masamune Shirow, is now available online. Hit the jump to dive deep.
Ghost in the Shell: The Movie - Virtual Reality Diver - a virtual reality experience based on the landmark cyberpunk manga Ghost in the Shell by Masamune Shirow - has arrived at the I.G Store in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Work continues on the project by Amauchi Industry and karakuri products to reproduce the Tachikomas from Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex as 1/2 scale industrial robots, and a mock-up of the exterior shell of Tachikoma was recently on display at the Nico Nico Super Conference 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
Beginning in May of 2016, patrons of the "Virtual Theater" service available at 31 Internet cafes in the Kanto region of Japan will be able to experience Ghost in the Shell: The Movie - Virtual Reality Diver, a 15 minute virtual reality movie that immerses its viewers in a CG-rendered, 360 degree world based on the landmark cyberpunk manga by Masamune Shirow. Hit the jump to learn more.
The "Ghost in the Shell Realize Project", an ongoing initiative to use modern consumer electronics to translate the ficitious creations of Masamune Shirow's popular manga and anime into reality, has announced the development of two projects to bring the popular Tachikoma smart-tanks of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex to life. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new TV spot for Pandora in the Crimson Shell Ghost Urn, a science fiction anime TV series adapted from the manga of the same name by Masamune Shirow and Kōshi Rikudō, is now available online. Hit the jump to check it out.
A new set of Ghost in the Shell-themed limited edition ukiyo-e woodcut prints with artwork by Kazuchika Kise is now available for pre-order. Hit the jump to check them out.